2008 Regular Session


File Code: Agriculture Crossfiled with: HOUSE BILL 543
Sponsored By:
Senators Brinkley, Colburn, Dyson, Edwards, Glassman, Haines, Jacobs, Kittleman, Kramer, Middleton, Munson, and Stoltzfus
Agriculture - Maryland Dairy Farmer Emergency Trust Fund


Establishing the Maryland Dairy Farmer Emergency Trust Fund; establishing the purpose and uses of the Fund; requiring the Secretary of Agriculture to administer the Fund; requiring that unspent or unencumbered funds in excess of $15,000,000 revert to the General Fund; and requiring the Governor to appropriate $5,000,000 to the Fund each fiscal year.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

Legislative date is used to record history occuring in the Chambers otherwise Calendar date is used.
Senate Action
First Reading Education Health and Environmental Affairs
Hearing 2/28 at 1:00 p.m.
Unfavorable Report by Education Health and Environmental Affairs
House Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Senator David R. Brinkley, District 4
Senator Richard F. Colburn, District 37
Senator Roy P. Dyson, District 29
Senator George C. Edwards, District 1
Senator Barry Glassman, District 35
Senator Larry E. Haines, District 5
Senator Nancy Jacobs, District 34
Senator Allan H. Kittleman, District 9
Senator Rona E. Kramer, District 14
Senator Thomas M. Middleton, District 28
Senator Donald F. Munson, District 2
Senator J. Lowell Stoltzfus, District 38

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Agriculture, Department of
Agriculture -see also- Farmland
Loans -see also- Mortgages
Milk Products

Bill affects the following Statute:

( 2-1301 )


Bill Text (Displayed in PDF Format): First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal and Policy Note (Displayed in PDF Format): Available
Amendments: None offered